Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 75 75
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 29 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.15% 1.40% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.48% 5.67% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 8
Wiltshire median daily rate £303 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.82% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £267 £301 £309
90th Percentile £396 £520 £493
South West median daily rate £323 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.86% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £11.00 -
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year +272.73% - -

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 306 335 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 22.68% 24.72% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 225 142
Wiltshire median daily rate £388 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +5.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £289 £278 £284
90th Percentile £556 £575 £481
South West median daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.50 £43.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.43% +25.00% +41.41%
10th Percentile £37.45 £33.73 £30.00
90th Percentile £52.48 £47.53 £40.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.01% +9.03%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Wiltshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Wiltshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Wiltshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Wiltshire

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Wiltshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +11 11 £340 -16.05% 1
Chippenham +9 8 £288 -4.17%
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 27 (93.10%) .NET
3 19 (65.52%) SQL
4 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
5 13 (44.83%) MVC
5 13 (44.83%) WPF
6 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
9 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
10 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
11 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
12 5 (17.24%) Sencha
12 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (17.24%) Ext JS
12 5 (17.24%) Banking
13 4 (13.79%) Finance
13 4 (13.79%) JSON
13 4 (13.79%) SOA
13 4 (13.79%) SOAP
13 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (13.79%) REST
14 3 (10.34%) Node.js
14 3 (10.34%) MVVM
14 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
14 3 (10.34%) TypeScript
14 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) C# Developer
3 11 (37.93%) .NET Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Desktop Support
5 7 (24.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Architect
7 3 (10.34%) C# WCF Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (10.34%) WCF Developer
8 2 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (6.90%) UI Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Web UI Developer
9 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) WPF
3 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
6 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
7 5 (17.24%) Ext JS
8 4 (13.79%) JSON
8 4 (13.79%) REST
8 4 (13.79%) SOAP
9 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (10.34%) Node.js
9 3 (10.34%) React
10 2 (6.90%) Ajax
10 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (6.90%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (6.90%) jQuery
10 2 (6.90%) LINQ
10 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) MVC
2 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.79%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile Development
4 3 (10.34%) MVVM
4 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Web Design
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.90%) UML
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Sencha
3 2 (6.90%) RedGate
3 2 (6.90%) Twitter
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Software AG
4 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.45%) Unisys